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Proud Of East Texas: Hugh Neeld

Hugh neeld says, "When I was in grade school there was nothing greater than making my classmates laugh." So it's no surprise that after a 45-year career in radio and television, Neeld would turn to writing humor.

Neeld's very first column for The Jacksonville Daily Progress was about television weathermen. He says, "no subject is sacred to a columnist". Neeld called his weekly column "The Curmudgeon Report," and it covered a gambit of subjects, always ending with a thought to ponder.

Neeld has put his most popular columns into his just-published book, also named "The Curmudgeon Report". The book can be ordered on the internet from,, and .

Joan Hallmark, reporting.


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